Sept 9, 2013 – Glo Evergreen Series Concert To Honour Ebenezer Obey In Lagos
IT will be a night of glitz, glamour, camaraderie, good music, reminiscences and effervescent celebration of the true values of the legends of Nigerian music as telecom outfit, Globacom, honours those who have made their mark in the scene.
The honour comes in the form of a special music concert designed by Globacom to, according to its management, show appreciation “for their indelible contributions to the rich repertoire of the nation’s music for decades.”
Tagged Glo Evergreen Series, the concert takes off with juju maestro, Commander Ebenezer Obey, in Lagos on September 28. According to the management of the outfit, the series will be the biggest ever celebration of Nigeria’s music legends.
“In the history of Nigerian music industry, no corporate organisation has ever honoured Nigeria’s music legends the way we have packaged the Glo Evergreen Series,” said Globacom in a statement in Lagos on Thursday
Topmost fans of Ebenezer Obey, captains of industry and numerous A-list guests are expected at the event which the organisers said will is strictly by invitation.
The statement revealed that the series which will be staged in different parts of the country in conjunction with brands like Nigerian Breweries and Arik Airline will, in addition to showcasing the best songs of the legends, take the people down the memory lane through a specially packaged documentary on the legends.
The shows will also be a blend of classic and contemporary music as the current generation of top Nigerian musicians like MI and Yemi Sax will join Commander Obey in the first edition to perform some of his evergreen tunes.
The Glo Evergreen Series will hold quarterly and each edition will feature an outstanding music legend and other highly-rated reigning musicians. The first edition comes up at Intercontinental Hotels in Lagos on 28th of September, 2013.
[Victor Akande, The Nation]